GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 07: Jake Allen #34 of the St Louis Blues stretches during the pre-game skate before the start of their game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on March 7, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/NHLI via Getty Images)
The old saying in hockey is 'weather the storm.' I put the notion in their heads that we don't want to weather the storm, we want to push just as hard and matched their work ethic. I thought our guys exceeded that in the first period.
— Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins after their loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday